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City looks to rotating its fleet of police cars

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:09pm
Rotating out Brazil police cars has saved the city a great deal of money. Assistant Police Chief Dennis Archer wants to put the police department’s fleet on a rotation of no longer than five years....

Christmas Craft & Hobby Bazaar on Saturday Nov. 18

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:59pm
Clay City Harrison Township Volunteer FireDepartment will be holding a Christmas Craft & Hob by Bazaar on Saturday Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall....

Clay City's new water treatment plant to be online is about a month

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:12am
CLAY CITY — Residents will soon be drinking water from the town’s new water treatment plant, it was announced at Tuesday’s meeting of the Clay City Council, said Donella Baumgartner, council...

December Taizé scheduled for Dec. 12

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:47am
Persons of all faith traditions are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, and the greater faith community of the Wabash Valley for an ecumenical Taizé Prayer...

Northview girls double up visiting White River Valley

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:54pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview dominated the first and third quarters against visiting White River Valley on the way to a 52-26 victory in girl’s basketball on Tuesday evening. The...


Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:47pm
Rev. Jasper “Jay” Charles Messina Jr., 62, of Terre Haute, Indiana passed away, unexpectedly, at home on November 7, 2017. Jay was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 22, 1955 the son of Jasper...

Earl K. Lowder

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:46pm
Earl K. Lowder passed away in Terre Haute, Indiana on November 6, 2017 at 70 years old. He was born on April 28, 1947 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Clifford and Ilene (Wood) Lowder. Earl attended...

George Mager

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:45pm
George Mager, 82, formerly of Greencastle, Indiana, passed away Oct. 26, 2017, at the Villas in Green Valley, Arizona. He was born May 26, 1935, in Diamond, Indiana, to Andrew and Elsie (Philabaum)...

Laptops, insurance, roofs on school board agenda

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:59pm
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees will meet a little early Thursday night at the Central Administrative Office. Prior to the call to order for the meeting at 7:30 p.m., bids for the...

Clay County food volunteers thinking of students’ break

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:58pm
Thanksgiving break for Clay Community Schools’ students is just around the corner, with children out of school Nov. 22-26 to celebrate with family and friends. However, some less fortunate students...

Flag at half-staff

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:56pm
The flags at many government buildings and local businesses and homes were flying at half-staff this week in mourning and honor for the victims of the most recent mass shooting at a rural church in...

Fall craft fair set for Saturday

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:54pm
First Christian Church will host its annual Fall Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. There will be lots of local crafters and sellers will be on hand with holiday gifts. The church’s...

Festival of trees

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:49pm
The annual St. Vincent Clay Foundation Festival of Trees is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Call 812-442-2602, if you want to purchase tickets.

BRAZIL BUZZ: 60 years of wedded bliss

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:30pm
60 years of wedded bliss Oh my goodness, this Saturday we will celebrate 60 years of marriage. Our daughters, Starla Gayle May and Lori Ann Patrick are hosting a celebration here in Brownsburg....


Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:28pm
In 1839, five years before the founding of Brazil, the Robert Stunkard and John Lewis families stopped for the night at the Kennedy Tavern located on the National Road two miles west of Brazil. Both...

CLAY COUNTY PLANNER November 6, 2017

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:08pm
The City of Brazil will pick up leaves on the following dates and places. Leaves will be picked up Nov. 6-10 on the city’s southeast side; Nov. 13-17, northeast side; Nov. 20-22, large piles will be...

COURT NEWS November 3-6, 2017

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:35pm
The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during November 3-6, 2017: John Price vs Richard E. Rightsell Sr., Melissa C. Rightsell State vs William E. Metz, 42: Operating vehicle with...

JAIL BOOKINGS November 8, 2017

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:28pm
The following jail bookings took place October 30 to November 2-6, 2017: Jones, Kedrick, 47, Brazil: Neglect of dependent (F6), Possession of synthetic drug (MA) Stevens, Wyatt P., 19, BraZIL:...

Opioid epidemic less prevalent in Clay County, says insurance company president

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:11am
Cathy Dunn, president, Dunn and Associates had faint praise for Clay County concerning the nationwide opioid epidemic during the Clay County Commissioners meeting on Monday. “You’re not nearly as bad...

USDA announces enrollment period for safety net coverage in 2018

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:18am
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage...